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Micron to unveil third-gen hybrid memory cube in 2016

Micron Technology is working on the third generation of its hybrid memory cube technology, which will be unveiled next year. If the third-gen HMC doubles data rate of the memory from 15Gb/s today, then the new memory technology will offer unprecedented bandwidth. HMC uses advanced through-silicon vias (TSVs) – vertical …

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Nvidia ‘Pascal’ GPUs to offer up to 10X higher speed than ‘Maxwell’

At its GPU Technology Conference Nvidia Corp. revealed some details about its next-generation code-named “Pascal” architecture of graphics processing units. As expected, the new GPUs will feature numerous innovations that will provide significant benefits in performance in various types of applications. Nvidia noted three key technologies that the “Pascal” GPUs will have: …

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AMD’s Carrizo APUs rumoured to feature integrated HBM memory

One of the advantages that some of Intel Corp.’s integrated graphics processors (IGPs) have compared to AMD’s IGPs is a large level four cache that is used to store frequently used data. While at present AMD’s integrate graphics adapters are still faster compared to Intel’s, in the future the latter …

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Intel details Xeon Phi ‘Knights Landing’ co-processor for HPC

At the International Supercomputing Conference in Leipzig, Germany, Intel Corp. unveiled additional details regarding its next-generation Xeon Phi co-processor code-named “Knights Landing.” As it appears, the KNL chip will not only offer breakthrough performance, but it will also provide breakthrough programmability thanks to the fact that it will feature modern …

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Nvidia updates GPU roadmap: reveals Pascal GPU architecture

Nvidia Corp. on Tuesday publicly updated its graphics processing units roadmap for the coming years. The company removed its code-named Volta architecture from the plan and introduced Pascal architecture instead. The latter is believed to feature similar innovations to Volta, but to be even more significantly tailored for low power …

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Hybrid memory cube 2.0 to offer up to 480GB/s of bandwidth

The hybrid memory cube consortium (HMCC), an organization dedicated to the development and establishment of an industry-standard interface specification for the hybrid memory cube (HMC) technology, this week introduced version 2.0 of the HMC spec. The second generation of the “cubes” will be able to support bandwidth of up to …

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